yí proper; should; suitable

Made up of [ mián roof radical 40, qiě and; moreover; yet ]

Note

Possibly picture of a sacrifice of meat on an altar
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using mián : ān (peace) tā (it) bǎo (jewel) fù (rich) hán (cold) shí (real) zāi (disaster) zì (letter) gōng (palace) song (Song) yuàn (courtyard) kè (customer) xué (cave) róng (to hold) jiā (house) guān (official) dìng (to set)
Using qiě : jiě (elder sister) zǔ (grandfather) zū (to hire) zǔ (to form) zǔ (to hinder)

Sounds same

Different tone

yī (one) yī (doctor) yī (clothes) yī (clothes) yǐ (hidden) yǐ (to use) yǐ (chair) yǐ (already) yì (easy) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yì (justice) yì (also) yì (city) yì (catch) yì (skill) yì (to recollect) yì (idea) yì (different)

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宜昌 Yichang, Hubei
Fri 1st Dec 2017

Grave robber given the death sentence

China can not be accused of taking the digging up of historical artifacts from burials lightly. It has always been culturally important to respect the graves of the dead as many still believe the ancestors pass judgment on their families. China has many ancient tombs some containing valuable ornaments and jewelry, particularly in northern China.

Yao Yuzhong from Inner Mongolia has been found guilty of grave robbing - not just himself but heading up a gang numbering 225 people. He now has two years to mount an appeal and even if he loses that, he may have his sentence commuted to life imprisonment for good behavior.


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